Andover Biography - William Wood

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Born on Edgartown on Martha's Vineyard

Created Shawsheen Village President of the American Woolen Company encourage Plaque on the corner of Lowell and North Main Streets describes him as an industrial genius, a humanitarian, and a great benefactor of youth. This terminology was specified as conditions of the bequest to the Town by William Wood's grandson Cornelius. a portion of the bequest for the memorial to William Wood the rest to be used for "public purposes". Money given by the estate of William Wood's son Cornelius.

Built the West Parish Church and is buried in the West Parish cemetery.

--Eleanor 11:37, January 3, 2013 (EST) back to Main Page